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M.Sc. On Campus

Environmental Engineering

Technical University of Denmark (DTU)

24 months
Duration
15000 EUR/year
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About

The Environmental Engineering study programme at the Technical University of Denmark (DTU) aims to provide students with the competencies to develop sustainable solutions to complex environmental issues, while also taking into account legal, societal, financial, and resource aspects. 

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Overview

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Environmental Engineering is a broad, interdisciplinary programme focusing on the technical and environmental sciences.

As a graduate MSc in Environmental Engineering from the Technical University of Denmark (DTU) , you will be able to design, conduct, and interpret laboratory and field experiments and can quantify the hazards, risks, and uncertainties of environmental problems.

Study programme focus

During the period of study, you will gain in-depth knowledge and understanding of the physical, chemical, and biological processes causing local and global environmental challenges. You will be involved in experimental projects and learn about the processes through mathematical models and statistical analysis of data and measurements. 

You will be provided with problem-solving techniques designed to avoid or minimize environmental impact. You will also have the opportunity to study the latest technologies used in western society and gain insight into the challenges facing the developing countries. In addition, you will learn about urban planning, occupational health and safety, environmental regulations, and environmental management.

Specializations

Environmental Engineering is a broad, interdisciplinary study programme allowing you to specialize in a wide range of environmental issues. For instance, you can choose to concentrate on methods for waste and wastewater management or purification of contaminated soil and groundwater. You can also focus on the utilization of natural resources, the production of drinking water, or methods and tools for use in industry designed to reduce environmental impacts. 

The choice of courses in the students’ individual study plan offers a high degree of flexibility. Therefore, you have every opportunity to design your own study programme by choosing from the wide range of courses. However, you can also choose to specialize in one of the five study lines:

  • Environmental Chemistry
  • Environmental Management
  • Residual Resource Engineering
  • Urban Water Engineering
  • Water Resource Engineering.

Career opportunities

Environmental Engineering graduates can be employed in public administrations and companies offering environmental and construction consultancy. For instance, you can be involved in the planning of pipe and sewer systems, run water treatment and supply, organize resource recycling, manage product safety, install remediation technology for contamination cases, or deal with environmental inspection and restoration of natural environments. 

You might also get the chance of employment in Danish companies or organizations engaged in environmental work abroad, including environmental management and production optimization. Graduates have found jobs with, among others:

  • COWI
  • Rambøll
  • EnviDan
  • Veolia
  • Krüger
  • NIRAS
  • Vestas
  • Orbicon
  • Unilever
  • universities and research institutions.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Optimization and Data Fitting
  • Computational Tools for Data Science
  • Extreme Climate and Physical Nature
  • Environmental Engineering in the Arctic
  • Water Treatment: Biochemical Processes
  • Physico-Chemical Water Treatment Technologies
  • Wastewater Engineering Treatment and Resource Recovery
  • Water Supply

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

120 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

Only applicants holding either a relevant Bachelor of Science in Engineering, a Bachelor in Engineering (diplomingeniøruddannelse) or a Bachelor of Natural Science degree can be admitted to a Master of Science in Engineering programme. The bachelor degree must be less than 10 years old.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 30000 EUR for the full programme during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR for the full programme during 24 months.

Living costs for Copenhagen

7928 - 13456 DKK /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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